Licence to Use or Handle Radioactive Substances - South Australia


This licence entitles the holder to use and handle radioactive substances. Applicants may be required to sit an exam on radiation protection and safety.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Licences are restricted to persons who hold a qualification prescribed by the regulations, or have appropriate knowledge of the principles and practices of radiation protection to carry on the activities permitted under the conditions of the licence.


1 year.


2018-2019 fees:
$264 Application fee
$118 Annual fee.

Cheque or credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Bankcard or AMEX).

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection & Control Act 1982 SA

Additional information

These depend on the occupation and type of work with radioactive substances, and may involve passing an examination.

Proof of relevant professional registrations, accreditations and qualifications should be provided with the appliaction form that must be lodged with the EPA, Radiation Protection Branch.

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Radiation Protection Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Radiation Licensing Officer

Operating address: GPO Box 2607
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0884637826
Fax: 0881244671
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